Quotation by Eugène Ionesco

I believe that in the history of art and of thought there has always been at every living moment of culture a "will to renewal." This is not the prerogative of the last decade only. All history is nothing but a succession of "crises"Mof rupture, repudiation and resistance.... When there is no "crisis," there is stagnation, petrification and death. All thought, all art is aggressive.
Eugène Ionesco (b. 1912), Romanian–born French playwright. "Have I Written Anti-Theatre?" pt. 4, Notes and Counter-Notes (1962).
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